Shooter’s Father: Farook Told Me He Supported ISIS, Al Baghdadi
Syed Farook, father of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, said Sunday that his son had previously admitted he was an ISIS supporter.
According to The Times Of Israel, Farook told Italy’s “La Stampa Mondo” that his “son said that he shared Al Baghdadi’s ideology and supported the creation of the Islamic State.” (RELATED: Female Calif. Shooter Pledged Allegiance To ISIS)
Additionally, the father claims Farook was “obsessed with Israel.”
“I told him he had to stay calm and be patient because in two years Israel will not exist any more. Geopolitics is changing: Russia, China and America don’t want Jews there any more,” Farook explained, “but he did not listen to me, he was obsessed.”
Furthermore, Farook claims that his son and wife conspired to ruin his marriage in 2006, citing religious reasons. (RELATED: Shooter’s Mother Active In US Branch Of Pro-Caliphate Islamic Group)
“Rizwan’s mother is very religious, as he was, and they united against me. Once we had a dispute over the historical figure of Jesus. My son called me a godless person and he decided that my marriage with my wife had to end.”